If you’re like so many New Jersey families planning to move this summer, you have some antiques you’re eager to ensure make it to your new home safely. The experienced movers at Fast Moving Company want to share out top 5 tips for moving antiques. We hope these make your moving experience better.
Have Your Items Appraised
It’s important to know the value of your antiques to warrant their coverage in case something goes wrong and an item does get damaged. Many commercial movers will want an idea of the value of the items they will be moving for insurance purposes. This will give you peace of mind and ensure you’re covered if the unthinkable happens.
Have a Professional Moving Company Pack Your Antiques
Of course, you more than welcome to pack your valuables up yourself, but it is recommended to entrust them with professionals. Professional moving companies have resources and years of experience handling valuable antiques just like yours. Put that knowledge to work for you.
Pack Well and Label Clearly
Use stretch and cushioning wrap when packing bulkier items to ensure protection. Use a packing tape to make sure your cartons and boxes stay closed. Label boxes containing fragile items so the moving company will know to handle them with special care.
Pack Things Smartly and Securely
The most important part of the moving process will be how things are packed in the moving truck. Make sure your items are settled in as safely as possible before leaving to your new home. Pay attention to any objects that might come into contact with them as the truck shifts while its driven.
Have Fast Moving Company Help
Give the experienced professionals at Fast Moving Company a call at (888) 899-MOVE. We’ll be happy to answer whatever question you have about packing and moving your antiques and valuables.